Will your platform or app make money?

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Will your platform or app make money?

The idea of building a platform or app and having this steady stream of passive income is very attractive prospect. Unfortunately, the question of how to make money from an app is not so clear cut. There are a lot of factors that affect success, but often the issue is that the numbers weren’t right in the first place. It … Read More

Does your platform or app solve a problem?

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Solve a Problem

Ultimately, a product or service exists to solve a problem, or it addresses a need or goal of the customer or user. Without that fundamental piece, a platform or app is doomed to failure. Understanding this is an important part of validating your idea.  This article looks at what to consider, and why it’s important to understand the problem your … Read More

Get from “idea to launch” with my new checklist!

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If you’ve got a great idea for an online platform or mobile app, but you’re not sure where to start – you’re not alone. Tech can be intimidating for those that have never had any experience with it before. Sometimes you want someone to guide you through the process – but you just can’t afford to hire someone to help … Read More

Looking for an idea for an online platform or mobile app?

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Idea blog post photo

Ideas come easily to some – but for others, it’s seems like every idea they come up with has been done already. So, if you’re looking for a platform or app idea, or even if you want to create a product or service of any sort –  but you’re not sure what to do, then this article will give you … Read More

What kind of business do you want to be? (Startup vs Small Business)

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This week’s article came about as I was thinking about the types of people that I want to work with, and how to describe them. If you decide to start your own business, are you a startup, a small business or something else entirely? Does the guy who opens a takeaway restaurant down the street call himself an “entrepreneur”? Is … Read More

Intro to Product and Software Development and Product Management (part 2 – at the beginning)

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In my last post, I introduced you to the concepts of product management, product development and software development. In this post, I want to bring it all together and explain what it means to a non-technical person starting on their app development journey. This all might seem a little daunting, so for now, here’s what you need to know: There … Read More